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  • Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

    Jun 23rd, 2018
    Noon - 5:00pm
    87 Monroe Center St, NW Grand Rapids MI 49503
    Interactive, educational tool that brings to life the American Civil Rights Movement through 200+ first-hand accounts in video interviews and historical vignettes.  Highlights America’s civil rights journey from 1954 to 1968 with narrative segments on historical events from 1619 to 1973.  Brings awareness to civil rights issues, inspires people to tell their own stories involving the struggle for social justice, and encourages students and others to learn more about this crucial period in American history.“Voices of the Civil Rights Movement” combines two video archives (His Dreams, Our Stories and Moments in Civil Rights History) and began as an online project created by Comcast in 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
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